In conjunction with the CDC guidance regarding community events and the COVID-19 virus, Midwestern University has elected to cancel the Downers Grove Campus Open House scheduled for April 30. Midwestern University appreciates your understanding and support as we take steps to protect our community’s health and safety.
Dr. Prodoehl has over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist primarily in out-patient orthopedics and is a Certified Cervical & Temporomandibular Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics (ptbcct.org). She provides physical therapy services at the Physical Therapy Institute located within the Midwestern University Multispecialty Clinic in Downers Grove, IL. Her clinical practice, teaching and research interests focus on understanding and treating problems associated with orofacial pain, neck pain and headache using an evidence based approach
Dr. Porta received her Laurea Degree (equivalent to the combination of B.A. and M.A degrees) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology from the University of Genova (Genova, Italy) in 2000, and her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Physiology from Loyola University Chicago in 2006. Dr Porta completed postdoctoral training in the Department of Physiology at Midwestern University Downers Grove in 2009 and, in the same year, began her career in the Department of Physiology in the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at the rank of Instructor. She was promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor
Dr. Kristjansdottir received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 2005. She completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the The University of Chicago in 2011 and continued there as a Research Associate until 2012 studying alterations in phosphoproteomic signaling in several systems including the yeast cell cycle, tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer and the pediatric cancer, neuroblastoma . She joined Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL in 2012 as an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Sciences Program. She was promoted to Associate Professor
Are you interested in a career in healthcare and want to learn more about the programs Midwestern University has to offer? Healthcare is all we do. The Office of Admissions on the Downers Grove, Illinois campus is hosting Virtual Information Sessions for anyone interested in finding out more about MWU.
Information, resources, links and guidelines for current students at Midwestern University in Downers Grove or Glendale.
Prospective students interested in enrolling in any College at Midwestern University should contact the Office of Admissions at the Glendale or Downers campuses
Midwestern University partnered with the Downers Grove Fire Department to offer a variety of training opportunities to local fire crews and police units in an unoccupied building on the Downers Grove Campus scheduled for demolition. The Downers Grove and Lombard fire crews held training exercises in the three-story, 30,000 square-foot Haspel Hambrick Hall to practice large area searches, rescue operations, lost or separated firefighter protocols, roof ventilation on a commercial building, and other drills.
Midwestern University celebrated the graduations of master’s and doctoral degree recipients who are beginning their professional careers in healthcare at several ceremonies during the months of May and June on the Downers Grove, IL, and Glendale, AZ campuses.
Three residents and one fellow who completed their pharmacy and fellowship programs were honored at a special recognition ceremony at Midwestern University’s Downers Grove Campus on Friday, June 9.
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